Atlas Electronic | The Desert Experience

Morocco ยท September 4 - 7 2018

Journey through Morocco to the ethereal Saharan desert for a post-Atlas adventure with live Berber music.

Overview

Experience the majesty of Sahara desert and journey through the Atlas Mountains on this three day adventure that will throw you in at the deep end of the Moroccan Berber music and culture.

As you journey further south out of Marrakech, explore buzzing souks, Kasbahs and stunning ruins through Moroccan villages and towns, take a camel ride through the desert and enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine. By night, meet local musicians and listen to live music round the roaring campfires under the stars for a true, authentic cultural immersion and the full desert experience.

Each night, you'll sleep in Berber style-nomad tents under the stars of the Sahara.

What's Included:

Hotel and Desert Glamping

Rest up in the desert and sleep under the stars.

Overview

Taking you to a different spot every night, this music expedition will see you camping under the stars in a traditional nomadic setting or will set you up in Auberge Du Sud, a desert hotel with its pool that looks out onto the burnt orange sands that sprawl for miles.

The Plan

PM

Arrive at the Kasbah des Arts in Agdz for an insight into Moroccan culture before enjoying a Moroccan tea or coffee, then roam around the buzzing Kasbah and beautiful ruins.

PM

Time for a heart Moroccan lunch at Auberge Du Sud in Merzouga before the afternoon's activities. Then take a camel ride to your base camp for the evening as the sun sets over the vast desert landscape.

Night

Dinner is served at camp, offering you a slice of traditional Berber cuisine in the most authentic setting. Get comfortable and listen up for the folkloric story teller, another traditional dinner time ritual in these parts of the Sahara before the music gets going again and you're treated to another evening of local musicians playing exclusively to you.

Night

Dine with your fellow adventurers on authentic Moroccan cuisine before the live music starts up again for your final night of Moroccan tunes under the stars.

21:00

Arrive back in Marrakech with a fresh energy after your three days exploring the Atlas Mountains and Sahara.

AM

Enjoy a lunch break in the Atlas Mountains with stunning views.

Night

Join your fellow adventurers for a local dinner of traditional Berber Cuisine. Then prepare to party because tonight, there are three bands performing a private gig for you, bringing Moroccan music direct to your basecamp.

AM

Enjoy your breakfast at camp and fuel up for the busy day ahead of you. After breakfast head back to your trusty camel and hop on one last time for the camel ride back. You'll then arrive at Auberge du Sud and relax before heading back out in the 4x4 to the next stop.

PM

Arrive at Khamlia for a delicious Moroccan lunch before heading back to Auberge du Sud for a roam around before dinner.

08:00

Depart Marrakech and head out onto your Saharan adventure.

07:00

Rise and shine for a delicious Moroccan breakfast before leaving the Kasbah des arts and headin to sun-soaked, expansive desert and the small town of Merzouga.

06:00

Wake up bright and early to catch a spectacular sunrise over the desert.

07:00

Enjoy your final breakfast before heading back to Marrakech